About Jay Watts

Jay is a speaker and writer. His focus is on pro-life issues, as well as euthanasia, apologetics, and philosophy.

November 2019

The Myth of Neutrality On Abortion Law

2019-11-08T23:02:26+00:00

Transcript In the movie Highlander we are told in the battle of immortals there can be only one. One will survive, and all other competitors will die. I was reminded of this when reading how U.S. District Judge Paul Englemeyer ruled that it is unconstitutional and coercive for the Trump administration to protect the conscience [...]

The Myth of Neutrality On Abortion Law2019-11-08T23:02:26+00:00

October 2019

Control and Respect?

2019-11-08T22:55:26+00:00

 Transcript During a Q&A, a young woman stood up and said, “It seems you just want to control women’s bodies. You want control of women’s reproductive choices.” I hear this objection often, including from people lobbing it from a distance. The dichotomy offered is that one side represents freedom and choice while the other [...]

Control and Respect?2019-11-08T22:55:26+00:00

September 2019

Forcing our Religion?

2019-09-08T17:57:27+00:00

Transcript AJ+, Al Jazeera’s flashy face aimed at youth, recently produced a podcast episode of NewsBroke with Francesca Fiorentini making the claim, among others, that American evangelical Christians are attempting to force their religion on the country violating the establishment of religion clause of the First Amendment and the spirit of Jefferson’s desire for a [...]

Forcing our Religion?2019-09-08T17:57:27+00:00

August 2019

Acorns and Embryos

2019-08-28T18:58:53+00:00

TRANSCRIPT Occasionally someone confronts me after a talk with this comment, “The embryo and fetus are not human beings anymore than an acorn is an oak tree.” I even recently saw a form of this claim while studying academic pro-choice authors. The statement often accompanies a stunned disbelief that this basic fact eludes pro-life advocates. [...]

Acorns and Embryos2019-08-28T18:58:53+00:00

Are Laws Restricting Abortion Forced Organ Donation?

2019-08-15T18:48:58+00:00

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, (August 1st, 2019) LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE! SYNOPSIS David Boonin’s new book Beyond Roe: Why Abortion Should Be Legal Even if the Fetus Is a Person hits the shelves as the world ramps up the political wars over abortion. The Supreme Court’s ideological make-up may have shifted [...]

Are Laws Restricting Abortion Forced Organ Donation?2019-08-15T18:48:58+00:00